AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi all, The wait is over and the ISB essay topics are finally out. The essence remains same, but the way you position your candidature is more important than ever. Here are this year''s essay topics: [url]http://www.apphelp.co.in/ISB-Essays.htm[/url] Also a reminder that the Round 1 deadline ...”
June 18, 2018
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi siddp, Academically you have a good profile and a good brands on your CV too. Your GMAT score of 710 is well above average and should also not be a reason for rejection by itself. This makes us agree with the ISB ad-com, that the weaker part of your application does seem to be the essays, in ...”
June 28, 2017
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi siddp, Academically you have a good profile and a good brands on your CV too. Your GMAT score of 710 is well above average and should also not be a reason for rejection by itself. This makes us agree with the ISB ad-com, that the weaker part of your application does seem to be the essays, in ...”
June 28, 2017
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation for ISB , IIM's PGPEX , XLRI,SPJAIN in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Akshay, We think you have a good profile and an interesting mix of work-experience. On the GMAT side, a score of 690 puts you on the fence and higher score will definitely boost your chances, and it''s great that you''re already working towards it. We''re really intrigued by the work ...”
June 13, 2017
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“ISB Applications are now open! Departing from tradition, this year ISB has announced only two essays, which means that it becomes even more important for applicants to identify their strengths and map them with accomplishments and goals succinctly. Please see details of both essays here: ...”
June 8, 2017
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile evaluation - ISB in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hey there, We feel that you will be able to showcase a good quality of work and leadership experience given your stints with IT and consulting. ISB looks for well-rounded profiles that have been able to demonstrate an impact both at work and beyond, hence we feel that extra-curriculars mentioned ...”
May 5, 2017
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Sumit, You definitely have a good business profile and I am sure we will find a lot of leadership stories in your application. A score of 700-720 would make a competitive score as well. Merely playing sports alone does not sometimes count as a strong extracurricular, therefore you may have ...”
May 3, 2017
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile review and feedback - ISB, INSEAD, HEC, IE in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Harsh, We think you have a well-rounded profile and a seemingly good set of target B-schools. In order to improve your chances at admissions, we think you will need to showcase more clarity on your goals. How will you be able to define the transition from product management to strategic ...”
May 2, 2017
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Srikanth, Rightly said, ISB values diversity. From what you''ve told us, you seem to have a good profile and would make a good fit at ISB. Even though you do not belong to the IT/ITES sector, we still recommend that you aim for a higher GMAT score. This would definitely supplement your ...”
April 23, 2017
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Manoj, A score of 710 is quite competitive for your profile. While you may attempt retaking GMAT to aim for a higher score, we don''t think it would make that much of a difference. At this point of time, we think that you need to identify the gaps in your application that led to a reject. ...”
April 21, 2017
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Gita, Your GMAT score is average but all other aspects of your candidature are rock solid. IIT brand and 9.5 GPA, mining industry experience ( for a female applicant) and international experience make the profile strong. While you can retake GMAT but we dont think that 690 would be a ...”
September 4, 2016
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi, What is your total work ex duration?”
July 8, 2016
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“As per an announcement by ISB, the school will now accept GRE scores as well. Read more: http://blog.apphelp.co.in/2016/04/13/isb-to-accept-gre/ goISB Team”
April 13, 2016
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Everything looks fine with your profile. International exp will help. Try to get a 710+ on GMAT given that you come from a tech services background. I see that your have a couple of banking / investment related certifications. That can add additional dimension to your profile. So, see how can you ...”
January 12, 2016
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Ambuj, Your will need to provide more information for shortlisting B schools. Pls fill this form http://www.apphelp.co.in/Bschool-selection.htm goISB Team”
September 14, 2015
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Rahul, Your GMAT score is fine and work experience is pretty rich and strong. Education from UK will also help. If you work hard at ISB, you can get into Mck or BCG and start off with their Gurgaon/ Mumbai office. These companies are pretty flexible and we have seen many consultants moving to ...”
August 19, 2015
AskgoISB posted a reply to ASK goISB.com "ISB Admissions Application Consultants in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Nadeem, We just replied to your similar post on another thread. Feel free to contact us on +91 9871354580. We can discuss this in detail. goISB Team”
August 19, 2015
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Sairam, We see your profile as a typical Indian IT male profile. While the way your present the 2 business deals may fetch you some points, a lot will depend on your GMAT score. We recommend a GMAT score of 730+. Tech fests etc may not be a differentiator ( irrespective of scale) as mostly ...”
August 15, 2015
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Aishwarya, Your overall candidature is very strong. You work ex is very diverse as there are few females with marketing experience who apply. Your extra currics are also pretty strong. Dont worry about international work experience. Try to target atleast a 700 on GMAT. If you can get ...”
August 15, 2015
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“ISB info sessions calendar for upcoming sessions in Kolkata, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mohali. ( details available at: http://www.isb.edu/events/admission-events) Kolkata August 09, 2015 | Sun | 11:00 Taj Bengal Hotel, 34-B Belvedere Road, Alipore, Kolkata, India, 700 027 ...”
August 9, 2015
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi, Your profile looks decent from an EEO perspective. Deloitte is a good brand and analyst experience will be valued more than a developer experience as you can highlight some business/ consumer related understanding. Wellpoint is one of the biggest insurance carriers in US. So, that together ...”
July 31, 2015
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Ameen, Your candidature looks decent. IIT brand will help. GPA is neither great nor bad. We just googled your profile. Given that you are into finance related job at Flipkart you can better present your candidature as compared to applicants with tech profile. Entrepreneurial experience ...”
May 17, 2015
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Vipul, Your GMAT score is good and wont be a hindrance. Your work ex duration is less but if you can defend the reason for MBA at early stages of your career, you will get an interview call. Your 2 years have been good and we can see lot of achievements. So, use them well in essays. ...”
May 17, 2015
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi, We would recommend that you applying in 2016 for session starting in 2017. If you apply for class entering in 2016, you will have less than 3 years of experience which will make it challenging. Also, you will have to work hard on your profile. QA experience in tech companies will put you ...”
March 15, 2015
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Ameen, You are on right track and have the basic ingredients to present a good candidature. IIT and Flipkart brands will help. Applying in 2016 makes sense as by 2017 you will have almost 4 years of experience. Try to diversify your profile within flipkart so that your 4 years dont end up in ...”
March 15, 2015
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi, Your profile is well balanced from ISB perspective. GMAT score is good ( IR went down in your last attempt but shouldnt be an issue). Reconsider your post MBA goals as there are limited options in India for tech consulting. Consider writing Product management or Business development. You ...”
March 15, 2015
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Rk85, Your profile definitely looks interesting. MnA, Deals, valuation, pricing etc. makes the profile very diverse. Successful as well as failed startup experience will also help you build a strong case. Target a 700+ on GMAT. If you can present a case on why you need an MBA now and what ...”
March 15, 2015
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Shaleen, We would strongly recommend that you apply. Your profile looks good. While GMAT score is average, your 10 yrs of experience is more than enough to compensate for that. You can highlight client interaction, project management ( downplay the tech aspects like scrum meetings, ...”
November 12, 2014
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Rohit, While your GMAT score is a bit average other aspects of profile look interesting. Focus less on the technology aspects of your profile at Cognizant and try to highlight client interaction ( if any) and teamwork. On CPGDBA, the diploma per se will not help unless you talk about the ...”
November 12, 2014
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi mba_isb2014, With 670 and 4 years of experience at tech analyst, chances look bleak to us. Can you share details about your extra currics apart from the community service. Bschools have stopped giving lot of value to community service. Reason: Every applicants writes that he/she was ...”
November 12, 2014
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Given that you need 2 recos, it will be good if atleast one is from the employer. We understand that telling your immediate supervisor might be difficult but try to take one reco from someone senior e.g. a team lead kind of a person whom you might not be reporting to directly but can comment on your ...”
October 20, 2014
AskgoISB posted a reply to ISB hyderabad, please review my profile in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“It is too early for you to et a profile evaluated. You dont have a GMAT score and havent even started working. You can reach out to the forum after a couple of years. goISB Team”
August 15, 2014
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi, Your profile looks impressive. Banking sector experience with shades of ops, technology, marketing, alliances makes the profile unique. But at the same time you have ensure that you are able to come up with a good and coherent post MBA goals story. International assignments will also help. ...”
August 15, 2014
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Anug, Pls share your last yr ISB app pdf so that we can do a ding analysis and suggest what could have been the possible reasons for rejection. Our email id is : info@goisb.com goISB Team”
August 15, 2014
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Prem, While you have ample extra currics which can be highlighted but your work experience duration is too less to apply to ISB unless you are thinking about applying through Early Entry Option. Also, we will not be able to comment on chances at ISB in absence of a GMAT score. Feel ...”
August 15, 2014
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi, Your candidature is good. 740 on GMAT & IIT brand give you an edge. Work experience looks decent. Agreed, for you defending the Why MBA thing will be important. So, goals essay will be most important. Adcom should not get a feeling that you intend to close your venture and get back to ...”
August 15, 2014
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Mission_mba, Your profile looks decent. IIT brand will help, though your GPA is a bit low. Target a 720+ on GMAT to compensate for that. Your work experience looks fragmented. 4 companies in 4 years can raise eyebrows. So, staying at Accenture for a couple of years will help. You should be ...”
July 1, 2014
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Salman, We have replied to your mail. Let us know if you need a detailed discussion. goISB Team”
June 7, 2014
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Confuseddesi, We think that you should not try to muddy up things with the entrepreneurial experience. It breaks the coherency of story and you will not be able to build a story around 9 months business, 3 yrs IT job and now an aspiration to build your venture. Doesnt gel well. Use the 9 ...”
June 6, 2014
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“oh..given you mentioned B school, we assumed MBA degree. Apologies. You are good to go and have a solid chance at iSB. While it is not necessary if you retake gmat and get additional 20 points, that will surely help. goISB Team”
June 6, 2014
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“HI Rahul, The profile looks good and well balanced for ISB. GMAT score is good and work ex looks diverse. So, you should be able to leverage the initiatives and achievements in essays. International education will also help. This biggest question, however, which you will have to answer is ...”
June 5, 2014
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Can you let us know the duration of family business work experience ( we assume it was full time) and confirm that you joined you joined Cognizant after you family business. What was the reason to join Cognizant? This will help us better understand the profile. goISB Team”
June 5, 2014
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Pls provide details about your work ex.”
April 30, 2014
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Suman, With the limited information ( no details about your work ex) and without GMAT score it is difficult to comment in your candidature. The only this we can say is that you come from a diverse domain and work experience duration is fine. Once you are done with GMAT you can repost your ...”
April 30, 2014
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“HI sgnikc45, Hope you have a GMAT score now. Let us know your GMAT score so that we can evaluate the candidature better.”
April 30, 2014
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there, You will need to take GMAT as ISB doesnt take GRE score. GMAT score will play a critical role. So, target a 720+. Also, ISB takes few applicants with < 3 years of experience and by march 2015 you will have 33 months of experience. So, ideally you should wait for an year and apply in ...”
April 30, 2014
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi ST, Your profile looks good. Automobile domain understanding with procurement experience will help differentiate yourself as ISB get fewer applicants from this domain and there is a good demand of MBA grads who understand supply chain and procurement. A GMAT score of 700+ should keep you ...”
April 30, 2014
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“There are no stats on how many waitlists make it finally. No, waitlists are compared with R2 applicants and then from the common pool admits are offered. It is not that waitlists get a chance only if candidates dont accept offer.”
November 16, 2013
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Sourabh, ISB introduced the concept of waitlist for R1 candidates couple of years ago. The idea is to hold few applicants and look at the R2 candidates before making any decision. Basically, if they are sure abt you, they would offer you admission. If they are not sure whether to take you ...”
November 16, 2013
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Dhruv, ISM is a good brand and you come from a diverse sector. International experience especially the rotation program thing will help if you present it well. But the only worry is less work ex duration. 2 yrs at the time of app is less. If you get a good GMAT score ( say 720+ or so) you ...”
August 12, 2013
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Saurabh, We want to understand the need of another MBA after BBA, MBA, PGDMM. Feel free to fill up a form on our website or call us. We would like to discuss this on phone to have a better conversation. goISB Team”
August 3, 2013
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Priyanka, You have a typical IT profile. A lot will depend on the GMAT score. Try to get atleast a 720 or so on GMAT. You can contact us again ( details in signature) once your are done with GMAT. goISB Team”
August 3, 2013
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi, You have a typical IT profile ( 5 yrs, 710 and some international exposure). Now applicants with similar profile do get shotrlisted but everyone depends on how you use your achievements, international exposure and other aspects in your essays and how strong your recos are. Dont focus on ...”
August 3, 2013
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Abhinav, Are you currently in Infosys or your family business? What are your post MBA goals? goISB Team”
May 26, 2013
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Sampurna, Your profile looks strong and well balanced. IT consulting experience will help but you need to make sure that you differentiate yourself from other IT applicants. International experience and team lead experience are positives. You extra currics especially the singing thing will ...”
May 25, 2013
AskgoISB posted a reply to ASK goISB.com "ISB Admissions Application Consultants in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Jbz, We have posted a response to your same query on Profile Eval for ISB hyderabad thread. Feel free to contact us for any queries. goISB Team”
May 8, 2013
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi John, If you can provide response to the following two questions we can comment on your chances at ISB 1) Why do you want to go for a second MBA ( since your already have a PGDM) 2) What is your total work ex duration and have your ever worked in a job outside of your venture. goISB ...”
May 7, 2013
AskgoISB posted a reply to Please evaluate my profile for ISB Hyd in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Aditya, Everything looks good with your profile. GMAT score is great and NIT and Amazon brands will help. The only challenge your your work ex duration. ISB takes very few applicants with less than 3 years of experience. But these applicants have really diverse profiles and strong ...”
May 7, 2013
AskgoISB posted a reply to ISB - Profile Evaluation in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Rakesh, Apologies for delayed reply. Your profile is a typical IT profile and hence you will need to really work hard on your essays to differentiate yourself. Focus on your team work and client interaction skills. Also, talk about your experience of working with a govt entity. But to ...”
May 7, 2013
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi, Firstly ISB doesnt consider 3 yrs articleship as work ex. So, your work ex. will be taken as 4 years. But 4 yrs is good enough for ISB. Secondly, dont worry about unknown brand. Many CA''s work for small CA firms and ISB is cognizant of that fact. If you can highlight your leadership ...”
May 7, 2013
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hey ISB class of 2015 aspirants, ISB essay questions for class entering in 2014 ( class of 2015) have been published. Visit: http://www.goisb.com/blog/2013/isb-essays-2014-2015/ to check the essay questions. goISB Team”
May 6, 2013
AskgoISB posted a new topic called ISB essay questions 2014-2015 available now in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hey ISB class of 2015 aspirants, ISB essay questions for class entering in 2014 ( class of 2015) have been published. Visit: http://www.goisb.com/blog/2013/isb-essays-2014-2015/ to check the essay questions. goISB Team”
May 6, 2013
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Faraz, Everything is good about your profile. You present a holistic candidature. Education and work ex in Middle east is a big differentiator. Marketing and Entrepreneurial experience will help you highlight the breadth of your work experience. Try getting a 700 and just do a good job ...”
April 28, 2013
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Chirag, Your profile is strong. Work experience and extra currics are good as ISB doesnt get many applicants from sales/ customer service background and M&M is a good brand. Just focus on getting a GMAT score close to 700 and you will be good. Feel free to contact us for any ...”
April 28, 2013
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Prateek, Nothing is bad and nothing is great about the profile. We think its is more about the way you have presented it. You need to improve upon extra currics but most importantly you need to present your work ex really well. From our understanding of business research firms you must have ...”
April 28, 2013
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Lakshmi, Your work experience looks good and since you are not planning to apply this year the duration of work ex will also be 3+ years. Extra currics dont look great so work on them and also focus on getting a 720+ on GMAT. goISB Team”
April 28, 2013
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Pranay, Your acads look good but work experience duration is less. Add one more year of experience before applying and try to get a 720+ on GMAT. Feel free to contact us for any queries. goISB Team”
April 27, 2013
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi, Your biggest differentiator is that you are an international applicant to ISB. The biggest challenge is that your profile lacks consistency... Electronics engg, then experience in microfinance/ poverty reduction and then working with a communications company. If you are making a move to ...”
April 27, 2013
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi, We will say that you have been a good performer but in a typical IT role. Now, that will be a challenge. Your job experience and extra currics do little to differentiate you. Since you are applying next year, try to get a great score on GMAT ( say a 750) because a 700/ 710 on GMAT will not ...”
April 27, 2013
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“You need to do a great job with your essays (and many applicants with this background fail to do so) as otherwise analytics work gets counted as IT/ ITeS. Talk about your team lead and client interaction experiences. Top it up with your BD/ presales experience. This will really help differentiate ...”
April 27, 2013
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Abhishek, Your profile is good and diverse because ISB gets few applicants from construction & supply chain domain. Extra currics also look decent if not great. And your awards and achievement will help if used well to highlight strengths. Focus on GMAT score because thats the only ...”
April 27, 2013
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi RR, 2 years of experience is way too less and add to it your IT background. We dont recommend applying this year. Give ample time to your GMAT preparation. Target a 730+. At the same time look at moving out of software developer role and getting into Business analyst/ pre sales or some ...”
April 27, 2013
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Anshu, Your acads and extra currics look good. The only worry is your work ex duration which is pretty less. You will not even complete 3 years but April 2014. ISB takes only few exceptional profiles with less than 3 years of experience. We suggest that you add one more year of work ...”
April 27, 2013
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Varun, You need not improve anything as far as work experience or profile is concerned. You just need to present your experience well and blend it with post MBA goals. Aim for a 660+ on GMAT. It shouldnt be very hard. For applicants with 8+ years of experience, GMAT score plays lesser ...”
April 27, 2013
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Vaibhav, Undoubtedly, your profile looks really good. The diversity of work experience and extra currics make it strong. But 600/ 610 on GMAT may be too low. Take a couple of months more and try pushing your score to 650. If you can get there, we are pretty sure that you can get an interview ...”
April 27, 2013
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Neel, Unless you have a personal reason, we dont recommend waiting for another 3-4 years to apply to ISB. Entrepreneurial experience, regular job experience, decent extra currics and good GMAT score can be sufficient to get an interview call. So, we would recommend that you focus on ...”
April 27, 2013
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Saurabh, A lot depends on what GMAT score you get ( you must have taken gmat by now). Your profile is a typical IT profile. Though your extra currics especially sports and your financial services knowledge may help if used well in essays but still a lot depends on your GMAT score. We ...”
April 27, 2013
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Honestly, can''t say whether you can get in or not. We would recommend waiting for an year and applying after improving the GMAT and adding a few interesting things to your profile. Your profile is a typical IT profile and the only good thing is 2 yrs of international experience but that wont ...”
October 26, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Rajesh, Your profile is neither great nor bad. Yes, you will have to differentiate yourself from a typical IT profile and PSU experience can do only a limited compensation. Your GMAT score is weak. If you can retake it in next 10-12 days and cross 700 it will help. Well, everything ...”
October 26, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Kanika, We would recommend waiting for an year given the following: 1) You havent taken GMAT. There is not enough time for you to prepare for GMAT and work on essays/ application as well. 2) You have less than 2 yrs of experience right now which is way below ISB average. 3) Since you ...”
October 26, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“We would strongly recommend that you go ahead and apply to ISB. Agree, your GMAT is average but your work experience looks good. Focus on client interaction & international experience. Your extra currics is something which will differentiate you. Both classical music and your historical ...”
October 26, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi, We would recommend waiting for atleast an year. You have little more than 2 yrs of experience now. Your work experience is in technology domain which is a disadvantage. Take considerable time to prepare well for GMAT and target a 720+. In the meantime also see if you can get into ...”
October 26, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“We would recommend applying to XLRI GMP & IIMI EPGP. These are good options and you can get it with 650. Also look at NUS and NTU though they will be tough. NUS has rolling admissions, so apply early. goISB Team”
October 26, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Riddhi, We have already evaluated your profile few days ago on same thread. Pls check. Feel free to contact us on +91 9871354580 for any specific queries. goISB Team”
September 27, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“You have a diverse sector and PSU experience but we would still recommend getting a 700 on GMAT. Also, try to see what can you highlight in extra currics. Dont make your profile uni dimensional. goISB Team”
September 27, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Rohan, With your profile of network support engineer, a lot will depend on how you highlight problem solving, client mgmt, crisis mgmt and team skills rather than the technical aspects. If you can get some international experience, you can make the candidature stronger. Target a 720 or ...”
September 27, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi, That makes your chances a little better but we would still recommend waiting for atleast an year. goISB Team”
September 27, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Dan, You have provided very basic info. Your have a good GMAT score and you come from a diverse sector. Middle east experience will help. So, broadly you have a decent chance but a lot depends on your essays and recos. goISB Team”
September 27, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Swaroop, Your profile looks decent. International experience and masters degree will help. GMAT score is also good. The only worry is you less work experience. ISB doesnt take anyone with 2 yrs of experience ( you might not even complete 2 yrs) unless the profile is out of the world. ...”
September 27, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“If we dont look at your GMAT score, everything looks great. Experience of 2 diverse sectors- automobile & healthcare, manufacturing experience, international exposure all make the candidature rock solid as far as ISB is concerned. You can apply at 650. Your work experience can compensate for ...”
September 8, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi, All looks good with your profile except the less work experience. There are few candidates who make it to ISB with 2 yrs of experience at the time of applciation but yout essays, video and recos should all be great. Dont hurry things. Target R2 and give your best shot. Feel free to ...”
September 8, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Varun, This is limited information. Pls provide details about your work ex and extra currics for us to comment. goISB Team”
September 2, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Pls provide details about the product/ services the startup was offering & reasons for failure. Also, let us know what are you doing currently. goISB Team”
September 2, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hey Ronnie, Your profile looks decent. So, we would recommend that you go ahead and apply. If you want detailed feedback please provide details about your work ex and extra currics. goISB Team”
September 2, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Vineela, Your profile may be a typical IT profile but it looks interesting when you mention considerable work ex in Japan and showcase your decent extra currics. ISB rarely takes anyone with 2 yrs of experience at the time of joining, so ideally we would recommend that you wait for one more ...”
September 2, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Vishwanath, Though you have a diverse profile - a consultant but your GMAT score is below average for candidates with 4 yrs of experience. Your public sector exposure can help differentiate your candidature and make sure that you use your sports achievements well to portray a holistic profile. ...”
September 2, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Though your GMAT score is below ISB average and you come from an IT background, we still believe that you can get an interview call if you do a decent job with your essays and video. International experience, client interaction and team lead experience will help you differentiate yourself ...”
September 2, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Pls evaluate my profile for ISB in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Vikas, Your GMAT score is low for an IT applicant but if you present you work experience well you may get an interview call. International experience, team lead and client interaction as well as achievements and career progression should be highlighted well. Really, a lot depends on your ...”
August 25, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to ISB 2013 start date in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“ISB session always starts in first half of April every year. This is the way it has been for years. goISB Team”
August 25, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi, We strongly recommend that your retake GMAT to cross 700 and apply in Round 2. Your have an IT / ITeS/ Telecom profile for which 650 is way below average. Add to that your below average grades in college and school which make the case for academic ability even weaker. Other things in ...”
August 25, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Short reply... go ahead and start working on the essays. You have a balanced profile. Good GMAT score, international education and international work experience. SAP consulting experience will help you differentiate yourself from other IT applicants. Your extra currics are also good. Choose ...”
August 25, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Your profile looks good. We think you should go ahead and apply to ISB in Round 1 if you can devote considerable time to your essays and video. 720 on GMAT is decent but your work ex will help you stand out from the crowd. Hero Motocorp is a good brand and few applicants from Operations ...”
August 25, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Swati, According to us you need to add one more year of experience before you apply to ISB. Right now ( with 1 yr 8 months of experience by Mar 2013) you might not be even eligible to apply. Your GMAT score is decent and work ex also looks good especially given your international ...”
August 25, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“MBA material :)”
August 25, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to ISB - Is is possible? in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi, We recommend improving GMAT score and adding an year of structured experience. Your work experience right now is really fragmented and doesn''t present a coherent story. goISB Team”
August 19, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Please evaluate my profile for ISB Hyd in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Aditya, NIT and Amazon on resume will help. GPA is also decent. But your work experience is less in terms of duration and average extra currics also really dont support the candidature. Unless you feel that you can get a 730 or so in GMAT and can do a great job with essays we would ...”
August 19, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Priyanka, Without getting into other aspects of your profile, we want to comment on 2 things. Work ex duration- You might not even meet the minimum requirement i.e. 2 years. So, check with ISB whether they will consider you as eligible. GMAT - GMAT is way too low. Profile is decent but ...”
August 19, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Ankit, As of now your profile looks neither too great nor too bad. GMAT score is average and your profile is a typical IT profile. Agree you have tried your hand at various extra currics but it looks more like a laundry lists of activities done at fests at college level and nothing really ...”
August 19, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Rachita, Advertising experience and experience of working on good brands can help you create your space in the clutter. Extra currics look different and good. Dont worry a lot about your school grades. A decent GMAT score of close to 700 can help you provide your academic ability. ...”
August 19, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“There are hardly any applicants from this kind of background to ISB. Get a decent GMAT score..say 680 or so and present a good story on goals and you should be able to hit the interview table. goISB Team”
August 14, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Sahil, Did you mention Female gender by mistake :) ISB doesnt take freshers for regular PGP. They have started a new way of getting admitted to PGP - ISB YLP program. Applicants have to apply in final year of graduation and if selected have to get a work experience of 2 years before ...”
August 10, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Vivek, Though we believe that with a 6+ yrs of experience at Goldman and leadership position you will have ample achievements and experience to get you an interview call at 650 as well but if ISB is your main target, we would recommend retaking GMAT and getting a 680+ so that you dont leave ...”
August 10, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Roy, Your profile looks decent. 710 is average ( but not bad at all). Your education from kelley & international experience will help you differentiate you. You will be treated as an IT consultant so focus more on highlighting client interaction and team work rather than technical aspects ...”
August 10, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Yes Sid. You have a decent chance of getting an interview call. Every batch at ISB has 5-7 Marine engineers. Your GMAT score is fine. Present your extra currics well. Also, make sure that you do good research on what companies ( e.g, imaritime) come to ISB and recruit marine engineers and make a ...”
August 10, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi, As discussed, our major concern in that ISB might not consider you as eligible. Drop a mail to ISB explaining them your case and hope for the best. goISB Team”
August 10, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Short reply : Your profile is good both for ISB and INSEAD. For ISB look at a 680 and for INSEAD a 700 atleast. goISB Team”
August 8, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Yes. Applying in R1 or R2 doesnt make a lot of difference now.”
August 6, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Can anyone please evaluate my profile in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi, Your GPA is impressive. Masters from US especially Univ of Michigan will help you differentiate from many other Indian applicants. But at the same time your Teaching assistant work ex will not be counted towards your full time experience. Hence you total work ex ( assuming 1.5 yrs as of ...”
August 3, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Kokila, Your extra curriculars look very good. So, instead of adding more in next few years just continue with what you have done. Apart from focusing on GMAT, work hard at the workplace to get promotions, appreciations and more challenging projects. Focus on client facing roles ( in your ...”
August 3, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“You can apply with 690. Your GPA is decent and 3 yrs of experience in sales and marketing will also help you as few applicants have pre MBA sales/ marketing experience. Lot will actually depend on your essays and video so make sure that you devote ample time and get them reviewed by an alum or a ...”
August 3, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“You have provided limited data. Kindly provide details about your work ex and education. goISB Team”
July 31, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi, There are number of good things in your. Firstly IIT brand and 750 GMAT score will automatically put you ahead of the competition. Work experience also looks good since candidates from analyst kind of profile can easily move into financial services or consulting roles. Your extra currics ...”
July 31, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Riddhi, Your profile looks good because firstly there are not many applicants from advertising and marketing communications background who apply to ISB and secondly PG and your experience will help you differentiate yourself within that pool. Your extra currics also look good. Make sure ...”
July 29, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi, Your profile looks decent but honestly with 2 years of IT experience and a 640 you will find it almost next to impossible to get an interview call from ISB. IT applicants have little to differentiate themselves and when the avg work experience and GMAT scores in this pool are 720 and 4-5 ...”
July 26, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Sumanth, Your profile looks good and well balanced. So, we would ask you to start working on the essays. 4 yrs of experience in equity research and engg fin is good and very few applicants from this kind of background apply to ISB. 710 is fine of not great. IIT brand will help. Focus on ...”
July 24, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Please evaluate my profile for ISB in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Nilad, Your profile looks good. Experience of PSU and brand such as SAIL will help. And since there are few profiles like yours you will get the diversity advantage. Team lead experience will again help is challenges and learnings are highlighted well. Target a 700+ on GMAT and bring ...”
July 23, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Nitika, You need to add a lot of stuff as far as your profile is concerned. At Infy, get into client facing roles, may be add onsite experience or move into presales/ business analyst role. Target a 720+ on GMAT. Add more stuff in extra currics. Built upon what you have done in the ...”
July 23, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Atul, We like your profile. Its balanced. Though you come from an IT background but the variation in work ex ( if used well) and the international experience can differentiate you. Your extra currics really set you apart. Downplay the college web/ magazine team thing and focus on the sports ...”
July 23, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi, Your profile looks interesting and balanced. Your experience of working in pvt as well as public sector will differentiate you and BHEL experience will also get you some brownie points. Your extra currics look pretty good too. Since you are good at writing we are sure that you will be able ...”
July 21, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Devika, Your score is a bit weak but your undergrad GPA is decent and IIT brand will help there. Experience of working with Mckinsey and ZS can be really used well if you mention Strategy Consulting as your goal because in most cases thats the natural career progression post MBA. Focus ...”
July 16, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Dont see any issues with your profile. Infact Graduation from US univ and 4 yrs of International experience will be a plus. Give more time to GMAT and target a 730+ so that you don''t leave anything to chance.”
July 10, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Yes. Highlight the same/ BD experience and also ficus on F3nation thing ( looks interesting).”
July 8, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Abhishek, Though you are coming from a typical IT profile but your good GMAT score will help you stay ahead in the race. That said, a lot will depend on how you differentiate yourself from other similar IT profiles. Focus on sifter aspects such as teamwork, project management skills, client ...”
July 4, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi, Your profile looks good. International experience will help. Since you have considerable experience you should be fine with a GMAT score of 680-690 or so. Also, try to talk about some extra currics as well so that the profile doesnt appear unidimensional. goISB Team”
July 4, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi, Agree. Your GMAT score is below average and we would recommend retaking it and pushing it to a 710 or so. Number of attempts at GMAT wont really matter. Your goals essay will play an important role in your application because ISB adcom would want to know the reason for an MBA as your ...”
June 27, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Focus on your achievements and the projects / clients you have worked on the the 2 years. Possibly apply in R2 so that you add 4-5 months of additional experience and have couple of extra stories to share. ISB looks at the profile holistically so your international experience, financial ...”
June 27, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi, We agree that 710 clubbed with 33 months of experience make the candidature average if not weak. ISB will value power sector experience but at the same time highlight your learnings from public sector experience (NTPC). Your certifications will help but you have to show a connect between ...”
June 25, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Can Happen.. Nothing wrong with the profile. Infact a strong profile. Dont overthink. Start working on essays and app. Feel free to contact for any queries. goISB Team”
June 25, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“We agree and recommend not showing the same. Will not add a lot of value but raise unnecessary doubts. goISB Team”
June 25, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Karthik, Your GMAT score is a little weak but your profile is diverse enough to compensate for that. ISB gets very few applicants from construction or oil and gas background and your can leverage both. International experience especially in Gulf and Italy again differentiates you. Our ...”
June 21, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Shreshth, We would recommend waiting for one more year and getting a score of 730 or so at this experience. 2 years of experience and 700 are both below ISB''s average experience of 5 years and GMAT score of 715. So, how will you defend - Why should ISB take you? Your extra currics have ...”
June 14, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Akhil, Your GMAT score is very good and profile also looks interesting. But still top 15 schools want either a 4-5 year of good work ex with a 730+ kind of score or a 760 kind of score or a super achiever profile. Still, if you do a good job with essays and application you can crack rank ...”
June 14, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Shilpa, Your profile looks interesting and balanced with a good mix of different educational qualification, work ex and extra currics. Try to make broad points out of your extra currics to showcase an attribute such as initiative taking ability rather than presenting a laundry list of points. ...”
June 14, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi, I was lost at many places in trying to understand your profile. You have completed lots of certifications, diplomas and exams but make sure your highlight few which are necessary to build a coherent story else adcom may get confused. IP, auditing and litigation related profiles will ...”
June 14, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi, It will be very difficult to comment on the candidature in absence of a GMAT score. Your profile looks good as you have been involved in business analyst role and have an experience of leading team as well. Add to this your finance domain knowledge / certifications which if used well will ...”
June 14, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Please evaluate my profile for ISB in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Hiren, Your profile looks rock solid. Masters from US with a good GPA and close to 5 years of international experience, SCM and project management experience, team lead experience and good extra currics with 2 foreign languages will all help you stand out and its not many Indian applicants ...”
June 9, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi, Nothing wrong with your profile. Infact it looks good and well rounded. The only worry is the year gap. If it is between 12th and college then there are no issues but if it is during 4 years of engineering than it will give a very bad impression. Target a score of 700 on GMAT. Cheers ...”
May 17, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Manuag, Agreed. Your GMAT and GPA both are average. But work ex looks pretty decent. A lot will depend on how you use your client interaction, team lead experience ( we are assuming you must have led a team in 7 years), and international experience. Community service will not be very ...”
May 17, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi all, ISB application for 2013-14 batch is open now. Visit: http://goisb.com/blog/2012/isb-essays-application-2013-2014/ for details. goISB Team”
May 6, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi, Firstly congratulations your GMAT score which will help you stand apart. Your 6 years of international experience will help. Since you are bringing almost 9 years of IT experience you have to be very careful in clearly articulating career progression over these 9 years and discussing your ...”
May 6, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi ISB13_aspirant, Apologies for missing out your profile evaluation request earlier. You candidature is pretty strong given the ITBHU brand and decent GPA. Make sure that you focus on your financial knowledge along with the technical knowledge to actually stand apart from other techies. ...”
May 6, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Suryansh, Everything looks good in your profile - NIT, Punj Lloyd and ABB brands, diverse work ex., national level competitions. But your GMAT score is weak. We would recommend retaking GMAT and pushing it to a 710 or 720 to stand a decent chance. Feel free to contact us for any ...”
April 16, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi, We dont think that you need a masters degree before applying to a MBA program. Your score is fine and foreign nationality will help but what worries us is your 2 years of experience. Atleast ISB looks for really exceptional profile or GMAT score at 2 years of experience. So, make sure that ...”
April 16, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Abhishek, According to us you present a pretty decent candidature ( not at all weak). ISB gets relatively lesser applicants with PSU sector experience and if you can focus on your learnings and challenges faced you can come up with a good story in the essays. Rural sector experience will ...”
April 16, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi dare2try. When we evaluate your profile within the IT applicants pool it looks like you have done fairly well in the 6 yrs of experience with onsite experience and few awards. But you will loose points because you are coming from the highly competitive pool. Use your sports thing well to ...”
February 13, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Since you are a CA by qualification you have an edge. Add to this your experience in setting up manufacturing business. If you use this well you can present a strong combination of operations and finance/ accounting knowledge. Since your GPA at college was bit average focus of crossing a 700 ( as ...”
January 30, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Ray, Your profile is good and better balanced than many other profiles which we have seen this year. Extra currics are good, GPA and acads are also decent. So everything looks good to go. A suggestion: Our worry is that if you dont craft you essays and app smartly you might be seen as a ...”
January 22, 2012
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Najeeb, ISB just requires you to give a valid reason for opting for an offline reco. Just make sure you put a logical response there. Else there is no issue with offline reco. Cheers goISB Team”
November 12, 2011
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Najeeb, Your profile looks decent and well balanced. In your essays try to highlight your learnings of both technology and finance. Try to take one reco from client or onsite manager to focus on the onsite experience. Your ventures can be used to highlight your entrepreneurial mindset and ...”
November 2, 2011
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi yagmater, Your profile looks good. Though you belong to IT pool but your GMAT and international experience will help you differentiate yourself. Focus on highlighting learnings from your international exp especially Myspace exp. Just one important piece of advice. Though you have been ...”
October 20, 2011
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi, Your role in IT based though the domain is non IT. So, we would recommend a GMAT score of 700+ to make the candidature strong. Also, in your essays focus on your learning of the securities/ deposits domain so as to differentiate yourself frm other IT applicants. Yes, lack of extra currics ...”
October 14, 2011
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Chetna, 600 is too low. Though your profile is good at 600 ISB gives interview calls only to a few candidates who have really diverse profile e.g. national level player, first gen entrepreneur with business turnover in crores etc. We would recommend you to retake GMAT by 15 nov at get ...”
October 13, 2011
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Chetna, no doubts that your profile is different and impressive. But you havent mentioned your GMAT score. We think that if your GMAT score is above 650 you should get an interview call. Yes, your profile is good enough for Great Lakes & XLRI GMP. Cheers goISB Team”
October 12, 2011
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Cnamz, Your profile is technology based but it has elements which differentiate you well. Your diffrentiators are: Experience in US Great extra curriculars Your own venture and the fact that you sold it proves that the business was good and someone was interested in it. Your goals ...”
October 12, 2011
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Vikas, Your undergrad acads looks decent and both Wells Fargo and Samsung are good brand names. As profile improvement if you can move away from software development and get into other aspects of product development or deployment which will differentiate your profile. You CSR initiatives ...”
August 3, 2011
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Abhik, Since you have weak extra currics and your low GMAT score doesnt help either we would recommend retaking GMAT and improving your score to a 700+ . Your profile is good but at 600 we see bleak chances.”
July 31, 2011
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Himanshu, We wouldn''t recommend doing so. It looks a sympathy seeking exercise. You have decent things in your profile so focus on that. If you get an interview call and if context arises then talk about the same in the interview. Focus on your GMAT and try to get the best possible ...”
July 25, 2011
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi, Apologies for error in the info: Last yr R1 deadline was 30 aug. We are all human and errors can happen. But we still believe that chances in R1 might be better than R2. Thats not because ISB takes fewer people in R2. This is because fewer people apply in R1 and hence acceptance rate is ...”
July 23, 2011
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“This article will help you http://blog.apphelp.co.in/2010/03/09/isb-round-1-vs-round-2/ ISB last yr took very few students in R1 because they got very few applications ( given they shifted R1 deadline to 15 Aug last yr). Also we got to know that the quality of R1 apps last yr was not good. ...”
July 21, 2011
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Gaurav, Your profile looks balanced. GMAT is average and yes if you can retake and improve that will definitely help. DCE is a decent brand name. Oracle on the resume will also help but just make sure that your profile doesnt sound too technical. Focus on international exposure and extra ...”
July 20, 2011
AskgoISB posted a reply to ISB 2012-2013 Conversion rate of Round 2 applicants in the The Application Process forum
“Hi Sawan, We have been helping ISB aspirants for 3 years now and we can say with confidence that chances in R2 are less than R1 everything else kept the same. This is because: More offers are given in R1 ( which is true for most of B schools including ISB) ISB receives much higher number of ...”
June 12, 2011
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile enough for ISB in the The Application Process forum
“Hi, You have given very less details ( just your work ex.) to comment on your candidature. Try to get a GMAT score of 700+. Please provide information on your undergrad acacs, extra curriculars etc. Also, you can target Oxford Said, Judge, XLRI GMP, NUS, Nanyang, HEC Paris. Hope that ...”
June 12, 2011
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“You can try finishing GMAT by July end or Aug first week. That will leave you with atleast a month for essays, LOR''s and other stuff.”
May 17, 2011
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi TIA, There are many strong elements in your profile which should be used strongly in the application. So,despite an average GMAT score we see great chances. If you do even a little justice with your essays your should get an interview call atleast. So, don''t worry and start working on ...”
May 16, 2011
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Sayan, Its good that your know that you need a high GMAT score. Its also good that you have made a move to analytics but it will still be bucketed into ITeS and you wont get a lot of "diverse background" brownie points. Dont get into NGO and all because ISB discounts that as they ...”
May 14, 2011
AskgoISB posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi, Following are a couple of the points you would need to look at for ISB: 1) Second MBA: You would need to really build up a strong case as to why you need a second MBA. 2) GMAT: Indian IT applicant pool is really competitive and hence a GMAT of 660 as a lower side. A score of 710+ would be ...”
May 4, 2011